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The Band

BAND PROFILE

THE SHAWN LIGHTFOOT BAND is a high energy cover band that has earned the reputation of being a ‘must-see’ live show.

It’s been said that it’s where live… comes ALIVE!

This 4 piece Okanagan based powerhouse has become renowned for creating an engaging live experience by performing a vast and diverse range of hits that lights up every event.

Intensely charismatic, they have a unique ability to authentically cover Rock, Top 40, and Country with inspiring energy.

This professional cover band has the experience to play any event from small clubs to large festival stages. They have opened for bands such as Platinum Blonde & Big Sugar.

The Music

IT IS ALWAYS ABOUT THE MUSIC

Shawn Lightfoot Band understands that music has the unique ability to bring back great memories with electric energy and the band has a passion to make it come alive again for their audience. With an uncanny ability to read the crowd, the right song at the right time played live can be magic!

From ABBA to Guns n Roses to Kesha to Neil Diamond to Pitbull to Metallica, SLB has it covered.

Testimonials

Larry "Moby" Smith

Owner - The Blue Gator Bar

SLB is very tight, high energy, totally professional band that I book whenever they want to play our room. They draw a full house of 25 to 65 year olds every time out……dancing all night long!!! Look up when you hear Neil Diamond tune to be sure it’s not Neil himself.

Peter Kaz

Special Events - The Green Pub

Throughout my many years as an event producer and artist manager, I have come across a plethora of bands. The Shawn Lightfoot Band exceeds all expectations as a premier party band! We book this crowd favourite often as he brings the ‘party’ to our large venue with every performance.

Cindy Masters

Development Officer - Kindale

I am so excited to write this testimonial for the absolutely outstanding Shawn Lightfoot Band. They have been performing at our events for several years …. most recently Summer Suds in Vernon, BC. The energy and enthusiasm that they bring to the event is sensational. They have a way of reading the crowd (however large) and performing for them. And …. just when you think they can’t get any better, they learn new songs and literally knock them out of the park. I would without question, not hesitate to recommend the Shawn Lightfoot Band for any event that you are wanting to plan.

Darcy Seghers

Manager - Salmon Arm Curling Club

We use the Shawn Lightfoot Band for a lot of our events and fundraisers. From Bonspiels to Brewswap they get everyone dancing. Always fresh, professional and always a full dance floor. Simply the best.

Band Bio's

Shawn Lightfoot

Shawn_Bio

-LEAD VOCALS / GUITAR.

With over 3 decades of performing experience, Shawn began playing music as a teenager and has performed as a recording artist, solo singer/songwriter as well as band frontman across BC and Alberta. He has performed on major stages such as Nashville North and Funtastic Music Festival.

Shawn is well known for his remarkably wide vocal range and magnetic stage presence.

Dennis Marcenko

Dennis_Bio

-BASS / VOCALS

Performing for over 4 decades, he joined KD Lang’s band in ’85 where he recorded her first album, ‘Angel with a Lariat’, and has appeared on ‘The Tonight Show’ & The Juno’s. He joined the Colin James band in 1989, recording Colin’s first album ‘Colin James’ along with touring, opening for acts like ZZ Top & SRV.

As one of the most sought after bassists in the business, Dennis puts his magic touch to the rhythm section.

Kevin Lane

Kevin_Bio

-DRUMS / VOCALS

Kevin has been playing drums since the age of 13, playing in a wide variety of musical genres, spanning rock, country, pop and metal. Kevin spent many years playing for local rock band “The Dirt”, which played festival stages in the Okanagan. Kevin has been with SLB since 2010.

Dale Johnston

Dale_Bio

-KEYS / GUITARS / VOCALS

As the multi-instrumentalist in the band, Dale has been playing music for over 30 years. Dale started playing guitar and sax in his early years, moving on to playing keyboards and mandolin, along with his melodic tenor voice. Dale is also one of the original founding members of the Shawn Lightfoot Band.

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